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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: liver cancer

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... the radiation is released, killing the cancer cells. A study conducted at HKSH showed that after two months of treatment with SIRT, 36 per cent of patients had their liver tumours reduced in size. ... tomography) scan showed he had a tumour the size of an orange lodged in his liver. Blood tests showed that Yip's levels for a cancer marker called alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) was off the charts. ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Ailing Chavez fighting for life, vice-president says

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Vice-president says Venezuelan leader may not survive infection in wake of cancer treatment Ailing Chavez 'fighting for life' Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life in a Caracas military hospital 10 days after returning from cancer treatment in Cuba, his vice-president said. Vice-President Nicolas Maduro did not provide ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Charity man's friends help raise funds for his cancer treatment

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com He used to help the needy, now his friends are raising funds for his cancer treatment Friends rally to help a fundraiser Kindness begets kindness, as the saying ... next round of chemotherapy at the Queen Mary Hospital. With the treatment, he is hoping to put the cancer in remission in two years. "We all knew Mac through football, so we just thought, ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Chavez foe asks why president silent for two months

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 10:13am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Venezuela’s top opposition leader is asking why President Hugo Chavez hasn’t spoken publicly in more than two months while undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba. ... “extremely complex and tough” treatments in Cuba. Capriles asked why, if a president can sign documents to approve measures such as a newly enacted devaluation, “he’s not going to be able to speak ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: 'This is it: It’s over'

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:07pm by Amy Wu

    ... awkward. I was at a loss for words, oddly still in shock. The last radiation session feels anti-climactic, but it is broken up by moments when I feel breathless and think, “wow, me, yes me, cancer ... compatriots and the women who were fellow breast cancer conquerors would be in the rear view mirror. I wondered if I would forget about them. I hoped not because they have given me another perspective ...

  6. News - World

    Barcelona says Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach to get treatment for throat cancer

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 02:38am by AP

    ... BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach to get treatment for throat cancer. ...

  7. News - China Insider - CHARITY

    Generous teacher sells off gem to fund student's cancer treatment

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 02:17pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... carats. Her student is in the early stages of diagnosis and it is not yet known how much will be needed for her treatment. ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese hospital tests powerful breast cancer therapy

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 09:56pm by AFP

    ... said Kumiko Karasawa, radiation oncologist and breast cancer specialist. The study was launched amid renewed global interest in breast cancer and its treatment after Oscar-winning actress ... are able to conduct this trial because we have greater understanding of what types of breast cancer can benefit from this pinpoint treatment,” Karasawa said. Development of medical apparatus ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer surgery

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for cancer surgery and treatment, announcing his surprise homecoming via Twitter. "We have arrived again to the Venezuelan motherland," Chavez wrote. "Thank you God. Thank you my ... Science and Technology Minister Jorge Arreaza. Chavez, 58, was first diagnosed with cancer in 2011. After surgery and treatment he declared himself free of the disease and went on to win another ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    Barcelona mourns fourced exit of coach Tito Vilanova due to throat cancer treatment

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 01:51pm by Reuters

    ... has been battling throat cancer the past two years, needed more treatment that meant he would be unable to remain in charge of the first team. A replacement for the 44-year-old, who ...




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